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The Train Skirt

Added Mar 4, 2010

by cantare

Boulder, Colorad...






Designed in fall of 2008 for a school fashion show, this 5 gore panel skirt with a sweep train was the production of my desire to have an evening skirt made of denim. Topstitching down both sides of each seam. The original busseling (shown) has since been changed and embroidery added, and pictures will be coming soon of the end result!

Material Notes

Stretch denim. Dark blue and black cotton thread. 8" zipper.




Garment Type
Evening Wear

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    Jul 31, 2010, 06.07 PMby BlancheOfArts

    I love it, this is awesome! :D

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    Jul 21, 2010, 02.57 PMby blizzard14

    This is awesome! You HAVE to upload the pattern. always wanted to know how to add a train.

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      Jul 21, 2010, 11.41 PMby cantare

      Thank you, thank you! I really need to get on that pattern thing. In fact, it will be up by the end of Aug and that’s a promise! :)

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    Mar 8, 2010, 06.34 AMby longishhair

    OH WOW!!!! You MUST upload the pattern or how to instructions for this skirt!

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      Apr 1, 2010, 02.15 AMby cantare

      ya, i’ll get on that! i’ve been meaning to draft the pattern for myself, so gimme another month and i’ll have it up!

  • Missing

    Mar 5, 2010, 09.47 PMby lovefrommum

    Oh gorgeous. Love the hitching and train!

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      Apr 1, 2010, 02.16 AMby cantare

      thanks! this has actually been changed and it’s almost done (cross my fingers) and so i’ll be putting up the new garment pics!

  • Missing

    Mar 5, 2010, 09.47 PMby lovefrommum

    Oh gorgeous. Love the hitching and train!

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    Mar 5, 2010, 12.09 PMby Ami Taf

    Lovely skirt!!!! I want one. I’m up to my eyeballs in gored skirts and I can’t get enough of them. This is perfect!

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      Apr 1, 2010, 02.17 AMby cantare

      aren’t they just so flattering, though? i hardly had any pattern drafting knowledge at the time so i was VERY pleased it fit me at all! thank you!

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    Mar 5, 2010, 06.47 AMby benew


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    Mar 4, 2010, 10.24 AMby ichigogirl

    Makes me want a denim evening skirt too… with a sweep-train! Lovely!

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